Tag - physiology

thai massage

Where would you go to Thai Massage?

Liz Phelps trained in Cheltenham ‘Just go floppy for me Liz’ says my therapist, as I lie fully clothed on a futon on the floor – a little apprehensive as what’s about to happen to me. I’ve booked my first Thai massage. As the therapist started to work, a peace descended on me and as he gently moved round my body, rocking and stretching my limbs in a continual, fluid, almost dance-like way I was transported to another realm. Every [...]

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training book

Strength Training for Speed: Book Recommendation

HTM recommends expertly written Strength Training for Speed: Scientific Principles and Practical Application. This sport book, published by Lotus is available at Amazon, and is released 30 June 2014 Speed is integral to the successful performance of both individuals and teams in a host of diverse sports; and knowledge of the ways in which high-performance athletes train to develop this quality is highly sought after. Strength Training for Speed, released 30 June, is a one-stop resource for coaches and athletes looking to enhance sprinting [...]

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DON’T BE FOOLED BY PLACEBOS!

DON’T BE FOOLED BY PLACEBOS PART 1 (Read Part 2)   Manual Therapist and lecturer Phil Nuttridge describes how conventional medicine is increasingly struggling to describe health and well-being using reductionist biochemical models of how the human body works.   Medicine used to be easy.  Through (conventional) medicine we have successfully eradicated many once commonplace and potentially fatal illnesses.  At our disposal we now have a veritable army of drugs to ease pain, make us immune to diseases and thwart the progress of [...]

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